Weekly Bulletin – September 10 – 14, 2012

GALILEO ACADEMY
Weekly Bulletin
SEPTEMBER 10 – 14, 2012

CRYPTIC

FACULTY/STAFF

WORD OF THE WEEK:    All Teachers please put this word on your blackboard or other prominent place. CRYPTIC:  Secret; intended to be obscure or mysterious; serving to conceal; employing cipher or code.

ANNOUNCEMENT FORMS: We are now using Google Forms to collect announcement requests. The form is linked from the Teachers page at galileoweb.org. Check it out.

**BULLETIN NOTICES:**EMAIL ADDRESS FOR BULLETIN NOTICES:  Please email bulletin notices to: grinnellb@galileoweb.org. The deadline for submitting items for the bulletin is Friday morning by 8:30am.                         Mrs. Grinnell

SUBSTITUTE SYSTEM:  The Substitute System’s phone number:  345-0064.  The old phone number, 241-6641, is no longer operational.  The on-line system remains the same.  If you have any questions please let me know.

SOCIAL COMMITTEE CONTRIBUTION:  Just a reminder–if you haven’t already given your social committee contribution, it’s not too late.  See Bettie Grinnell in the Main Office with your $20–checks or cash welcome!                  Social Committee

HOT COFFEE is available every morning for $.75 a cup and fresh baked COOKIES are available for $.25 each in room 212 or 214. Thank you for helping support the special education programs.             Ms. Wlodaver and Ms. McDonagh

PARKING COURTESY:  Please do not block other cars in both the Bay Street and the Polk Street parking lots.  If you have to block a car, do it only for a few minutes and leave your Galileo Parking Hanger in plain sight in your car.  If you do not have a Galileo Parking Hanger, see Bettie Grinnell in the Main Office.                                       Mrs. Grinnell

STUDENTS

ASB STORE in Room 150 is selling healthy snacks, beverages, sweatshirts, lanyards, bookcovers, pens, pennants, mugs, and other spirit items during lunch time and after school. Money helps to pay for our school activities.

ASB STOREis selling ASB card stickers @ $5.00. Discounts are given for dances, sweatshirts, yearbook, and other spirit items.

* COLLEGE PRESENTATIONS: ALL students are welcome to attend (particularly seniors!) . Teachers, please encourage your students to learn more about their college options:
During each presentation, a college admission officer or representative will be there to talk about their college and provide more in-depth inside information about the school.

LOCATION: Room 358, after-school.

Mon, Sept. 10 3 PM: Stanford University & Scripps College (Claremont)
Thu, Sept. 13, 2 PM: University of Oregon
Mon, Sept. 17, 3 PM: USC & Mills College (CA) (
Thu, Sept. 20, 2 PM: Mt. Holyoke (MA)  (This presentation will be in room 258F)
Mon, Sept. 24, 3 PM: Wellesley  (MA)
Thu, Sept. 27, 2 PM: Williams College (MA)
Mon, Oct. 1, 3 PM: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Tues, Oct. 9, 3 PM: Cal Poly Pomona (CSU)
Thu, Oct. 11, 2 PM: University of Nevada, Las Vegas

For a more updated list, please talk to Bai Zhen in the counseling office, room 258F.
e-mail: zhenb@galileoweb.org

PAID INTERNSHIP: Are you looking for a paid internship of up to $1000? Are you 16-19 years old? Interested in health care, health insurance and health rights? We have the job for you! Come to Wellness in Room 151 for your application. Applications due next Friday!

“SENIOR RING DAY”: Anyone interested in ordering their official Galileo Academy senior graduation ring should see Mr. Reid, from Jostens, on Wednesday, September 12 during Lunch in the Courtyard.  Ring information envelopes are in the Main Office.

EXECUTIVE STUDENT COUNCIL MEETING:is today, Monday, in room 153 at
3:15 pm. All club presidents, class officers, ASB officers, and
interested representatives must attend. Will discuss homecoming and
food festival.

PEP RALLY: is this Friday during lunch time in the courtyard. Watch the
class of the year competition.

HOMECOMING COURT: Do you wish to run for HC court? Pick up a petition
at the ASB office. Deadline to turn in petition is 24 by 4:00 PM.

HOMECOMING SONG AND YELL CONTEST:will be on Friday, October 5 at the
George White’s Athletic Field.

TREASURE ISLAND DRAGON BOAT RACE:is Sunday, September 16 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. It’s free. Cheer the Galileo Dragon Boat team to victory.